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Tunis Protesters Attack US Embassy
Sky News ^ | 09/14/2012 | Staff

Posted on 09/14/2012 8:03:22 AM PDT by nhwingut

Protesters have entered the US embassy in the Tunisian capital Tunis in the latest violence sparked by an anti-Muslim film.

A large fire could be seen burning inside the compound. Police fired teargas at the crowds, who broke windows and set fire to trees.

In the Sudanese capital Khartoum, some 5,000 protesters attacked the British and German embassies.

(Excerpt) Read more at news.sky.com ...


TOPICS: Breaking News; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: obama; tunisia

1 posted on 09/14/2012 8:03:26 AM PDT by nhwingut
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To: nhwingut

Is BO golfing or fundraising today?


2 posted on 09/14/2012 8:05:40 AM PDT by austingirl
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To: nhwingut

It looks to me like it is parked by sniveling American weakness and an impotent president.


3 posted on 09/14/2012 8:05:58 AM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: nhwingut

That is AMERICAN territory! SHOOT THEM DEAD!!!

WTF part of AMERICAN TERRITORY do we not understand here???


4 posted on 09/14/2012 8:06:02 AM PDT by ScottinVA (If Obama is reelected, America will deserve every mockery that follows.)
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To: nhwingut
Protesters have entered the US embassy in the Tunisian capital Tunis

I wouldn't trust the State Department to handle the security for a one car funeral much less for middle east embassies.

5 posted on 09/14/2012 8:06:18 AM PDT by AU72
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To: nhwingut

Now that the ‘it’s about a film’ canard is being debunked, it’s more accurate to say:

“In the latest round of violence sparked by other Muslim protesters, Muslim protestors attacked ...” &c.


6 posted on 09/14/2012 8:06:36 AM PDT by Colonel_Flagg (Conservatism is not a matter of convenience.)
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To: nhwingut

I am worried that this is the beginning of a planned Muslim War on the west, while Obambi is still in office


7 posted on 09/14/2012 8:07:55 AM PDT by Mr. K (Reagan: “Washington is where good ideas go to die.”)
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To: nhwingut
Tweet from the press in that area.... "الجزيرة": مقتل متظاهر في محيط السفارة الأميركية بـ #الخرطوم بعد دهسه بعربة شرطة Translated by bing... The island ": the killing of demonstrators around the US Embassy after run over by # Khartoum by police vehicle
8 posted on 09/14/2012 8:09:00 AM PDT by winoneforthegipper ("If you can't ride two horses at once, you probably shouldn't be in the circus" - SP)
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To: Mr. K

Post of the minute/hour/day and week!

BINGO!


9 posted on 09/14/2012 8:12:59 AM PDT by carriage_hill (Liberals, democrats & unions - and all leftist scum - are like bacteria: attack, attack, attack!)
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To: nhwingut
No one fears the US anymore. We won't fire on the demonstrators and the trampling of the US flag and images of burning Embassy buildings advances the creation of the Greater Caliphate which Obama has been so promoting.
10 posted on 09/14/2012 8:13:40 AM PDT by Truth29
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live feed...

http://tunisia-tv-2012.blogspot.com/2012/09/tunisia-egypt-libya-quads.html


11 posted on 09/14/2012 8:15:31 AM PDT by winoneforthegipper ("If you can't ride two horses at once, you probably shouldn't be in the circus" - SP)
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To: Mr. K
"I am worried that this is the beginning of a planned Muslim War on the west, while Obambi is still in office"

Better that it starts while Obambi is still in office. They can't blame bush. They tried the One, and it failed. It's time for the Crusade.

12 posted on 09/14/2012 8:15:51 AM PDT by DannyTN
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To: nhwingut

Thanks Obama/Carter. Real good job your doing there in the middle east with your friends. Oh, and good idea not to let the death of our ambassador and other Americans interrupt your fundraising schedule. Also, be sure and tell Hillary what a good job she did too, I mean, with the disarming the marines and all. Really good job you two.


13 posted on 09/14/2012 8:16:46 AM PDT by ZX12R (FUBO GTFO 2012 !)
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To: austingirl

Napalm the whole lot, get a really big pita bread, and call it a “Grilled Tunis Sandwich”.


14 posted on 09/14/2012 8:20:40 AM PDT by Uncle Miltie (You didn't build that. The private sector is doing fine. We tried our plan and it worked.)
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To: Mr. K
The only thing I'm worried about is how we are going to get our guys out of Afghanistan. I fear we may be in for a repeat of Elphinstone’s Retreat from Kabul.
15 posted on 09/14/2012 8:21:31 AM PDT by GonzoGOP (There are millions of paranoid people in the world and they are all out to get me.)
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To: Truth29

It’s not about fearing us. Captain Kenya wants this now as a distraction from their bungling.

This is the most depraved political calculation I have ever seen. Absolutely Stalinesque. A whole lot of people are going to die now in an attempt to get this POS reelected.


16 posted on 09/14/2012 8:23:30 AM PDT by lodi90
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To: nhwingut; All
Reuters page with live updates on embassy attacks.
17 posted on 09/14/2012 8:24:16 AM PDT by kristinn (Dump the Chump in 2012)
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To: nhwingut
From CNN:
[Updated at 10:57 a.m. ET] Video from Tunisia's capital shows thick, black smoke rising from an area near the U.S. Embassy. It's not clear what was on fire.

Protesters there had taken down a U.S. flag from the embassy property and replaced it with a black flag, journalist Zeid Mhirsi reported. Police fired tear gas at protesters as some of them climbed the property's walls.

[Updated at 10:42 a.m. ET] Protesters have taken down a U.S. flag from a pole at the U.S. Embassy in Tunis, Tunisia, and replaced it with a black flag, journalist Zeid Mhirsi reports.

Earlier, Mhirsi reported protesters were climbing the building's gates, and police fired tear gas in an attempt to disperse them. (See 10:20 a.m. entry.) Hard-line Muslims known as Salafists were among the demonstrators, Mhirsi reported.

[Updated at 10:25 a.m. ET] A U.S. Marine Corps security team is being sent to help protect U.S. diplomatic installations in Yemen, including the Embassy in Saana, a senior U.S. official said, according to CNN's Barbara Starr.

Earlier today, Yemeni police opened fire to stop protesters from reaching the U.S. Embassy in Saana, witnesses said (see 7:31 a.m. entry).

The protection team is similar to the team of 50 Marines that was sent earlier this this week to Tripoli, Libya, in the wake of the attack in Benghazi.

[Updated at 10:20 a.m. ET] Protesters are climbing the gates of the U.S. Embassy in Tunis, Tunisia, and police have fired tear gas in an attempt to disperse them, journalist Zeid Mhirsi reports.

Some protesters, who are about 20 meters outside the U.S. Embassy gates, are throwing rocks at the police, Mhirsi says. He says that some protesters are waving black flags as they attempt to vandalize the gates.


18 posted on 09/14/2012 8:26:14 AM PDT by Hunton Peck (Life, liberty, property, and the means to defend them.)
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To: Hunton Peck

Link: http://news.blogs.cnn.com/2012/09/14/witnesses-police-fire-on-protesters-near-u-s-embassy-in-yemen/


19 posted on 09/14/2012 8:28:10 AM PDT by Hunton Peck (Life, liberty, property, and the means to defend them.)
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live feed is showing militants re-emerging after beaten back by Militia/police.

Heavy black smoke in some places.


20 posted on 09/14/2012 8:29:51 AM PDT by winoneforthegipper ("If you can't ride two horses at once, you probably shouldn't be in the circus" - SP)
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To: winoneforthegipper

Protestor on embassy wall with al qaeda flag...


21 posted on 09/14/2012 8:32:17 AM PDT by winoneforthegipper ("If you can't ride two horses at once, you probably shouldn't be in the circus" - SP)
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To: nhwingut

Being reported that an American school in Tunis is burning.


22 posted on 09/14/2012 8:34:03 AM PDT by dforest
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Wow...never expected this.


23 posted on 09/14/2012 8:34:21 AM PDT by moovova (Hope-ium...Time to kick the habit.)
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YouTube video of Al Jazeera English report on U.S. embassy in Tunisia on fire. 4:00 report.
24 posted on 09/14/2012 8:35:55 AM PDT by kristinn (Dump the Chump in 2012)
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To: moovova
I'll bet Obama loves it when a plan comes together - Inshallah
25 posted on 09/14/2012 8:37:56 AM PDT by Truth29
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To: nhwingut
US Embassy: http://tunisia.usembassy.gov/

https://www.facebook.com/usdos.tunisia

Emergency message from few hours ago saying they are open today

http://tunisia.usembassy.gov/warden-message-9-14-2013.html

Tunisian TV:

http://tunisia-tv-2012.blogspot.com/2012/09/tunisia-egypt-libya-quads.html

26 posted on 09/14/2012 8:39:38 AM PDT by PghBaldy (I am sick of Obama's and Hillary's apologies to muslims, especially after 11 September 2012.)
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American school now on fire in Tunisia: https://twitter.com/SkyNewsBreak


27 posted on 09/14/2012 8:41:38 AM PDT by PghBaldy (I am sick of Obama's and Hillary's apologies to muslims, especially after 11 September 2012.)
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Picture Embassy US Flag taken down...Jihad flag going up....sheesh!

http://www.almasryalyoum.com//sites/default/files/imagecache/watermarked/photo/2012/09/14/115366/769661-01-02.jpg.crop_display.jpg


28 posted on 09/14/2012 9:00:15 AM PDT by winoneforthegipper ("If you can't ride two horses at once, you probably shouldn't be in the circus" - SP)
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To: nhwingut
Now in Nigeria:
Breaking News ‏@BreakingNews

Nigerian troops fire live rounds in city of Jos to disperse Muslims protesting against anti-Islam film - @Reuters


29 posted on 09/14/2012 9:10:22 AM PDT by Hunton Peck (Life, liberty, property, and the means to defend them.)
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